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10.26.09

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Second Annual Oakley Pro Junior Global Challenge Comes to a Successful Close

$165,000 Awarded to the World’s Best Juniors Across Seven Countries Making it the Most Lucrative Junior Series on the Planet (Foothill Ranch, Calif., Oct. 26, 2009) – The second annual Oakley Pro Junior Global Challenge wrapped up earlier this month after a grueling battle in excellent conditions at the Final at Keramas, Bali, Indonesia. Crowned […]

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10.26.09

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Rip Curl Pro Search Fogged In, Lay Day Called

BELGAS, Peniche/Portugal (Monday, October 26, 2009) – Both the Rip Curl Pro Search and the Rip Curl Women’s Pro Search have been called off today due heavy fog and lack of visibility. Event No. 9 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, the Rip Curl Pro Search has completed the opening two rounds of […]

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10.26.09

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ASP World Title Contenders Stand Out for Round 1 of Oxbow World Longboard Tour

PASTA POINT, Chaaya Island/Dhonveli Maldives (Monday, October 26, 2009) – Defending ASP Longboard World Champion and No. 1 seed, Bonga Perkins (Hawaii), was the standout surfer today at the Oxbow World Longboard Tour, the final event of the 2009 ASP World Longboard Tour, posting both the top-scoring single ride of the day (9.25 out of […]

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10.26.09

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Local Surfer Peter Devries Punts Top Scores at O'Neill Cold Water Classic Canada

TOFINO, British Columbia (Sunday, October 25, 2009) – The opening day of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 6-Star O’Neill Cold Water Classic Canada kicked off today in three-to-five foot (1.5 metre) surf at the primary site of Cox Bay and saw local surfer Peter Devries (Tofino, BC), 26, lead the international field of talent […]

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10.26.09

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ASP World Longboard Title to Be Decided at Oxbow World Longboard Maldives

An idyllic setting and perfect waves at Pasta Point in the Maldives set the scene for the final event of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Oxbow World Longboard Tour for 2009. As the second and final event to the 2009 ASP Oxbow World Longboard Tour, this event will decide the 2009 ASP World Longboard […]

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10.26.09

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Wright Ousts Slater During ASP World Title Shake-Up at Rip Curl Pro Search

The first 13 heats of Round 2 of the Rip Curl Pro Search were completed today in punchy three-to-four foot (1 – 1.5 metre) waves at the second backup site of Belgas. Despite the remoteness of the location, an estimated 20,000 fans showed up to compliment the hundreds of thousands online who watched the world’s […]

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10.26.09

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Rip Curl Surf And Music Festival 2009, Day 2

: A full day of surfing action on Kuta Beach at the Rip Curl Surf And Music Festival today saw the GromSearch finalists and Women’s Division finalists decided as well as two rounds of the Men’s Open Division completed before the sun went down on Bali’s most popular beach. The morning’s competition began at 7:30 […]

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10.26.09

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Ganz Wins ISF So Cal High School Division

K-Five team rider Austin Ganz (age 17) of Carlsbad High School wins first place in Men’s Shortboard Division at the Interscholastic Surfing Federation (ISF) contest for all Southern California Coastal High Schools held at Moonlight Beach on Sunday October 18, 2009. Ganz, who is a Senior at CHS is looking forward to this year’s five […]

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10.22.09

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Upsets Abound On Opening Day of Rip Curl Pro Search Competition

MOLHE LESTE, Peniche/Portugal (Thursday, October 22, 2009) – The Rip Curl Pro Search got underway today in clean two-to-three foot (1 metre) wedging righthanders at Molhe Leste, where the world’s best surfers carved, snapped and aired their way through the opening eight heats of Round 1. Event No. 9 of 10 on the 2009 ASP […]

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10.22.09

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Rip Curl Pro Search Elimination Round 1 ON at Mohle Leste

MOHLE LESTE, Peniche/Portugal (Thursday, October 22, 2009) – Round 1 of the Rip Curl Pro Search is set to commence this morning at 9:30am, with surfers doing battle in the wedging two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves on offer at the backup site of Mohle Leste. Event No. 9 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World […]

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